Travel Blogs from Latham
... in a foreign country.
My last night in Rome will never be forgotten. I spent it walking around with my closest friends, drinking wine, eating gelato, and seeing every monument for my last time abroad. I say "last time abroad" for a reason because I don't plan on it being my last time at all. I will definitely be back to Rome to show my future family where I spent four of the most amazing months of my life, thus far. Rome has become a part of me, and I will forever be grateful for that.
... I am trying to remember where we saw the other servants quarters - could it have been the Gould house? There seems to be more recognition of the role the servants played in the historical sites. We were to hear and see how the Irish servant women lived in several different houses on our tour of New York.
We departed the Lowell area across Hwy 2 towards Western Massachusetts, entering the Mohawk Trail across the Berkshires. We were welcomed with beautiful color, muted by the rains, yet nothing like we have seen before. I shot some iPhone photos which are below. We looked for possible campsite but everything was shut down for RV's like us.
We continued south along Hwy 7 then crossed over Into eastern upstate New York to catch the Taconic Trail just ...
... The idea of Williamstown has intrigued me since.
And with pretty good reason - now that I’ve visited I think Williamstown is one of the prettiest small towns in New England and Williams College, with its strong academic reputation, attractive campus, and great location in the mountains of western Massachusetts, would be a really idyllic place to go to school.
... historic firearms.
A short distance outside of town stands the Bennington Battle Monument, a stone obelisk along the lines of the Washington Monument or the Bunker Hill Monument in Boston, that commemorates the Revolutionary War Battle of Bennington in which local Vermont militia rebuffed a British attempt to capture American stores. A nice thing about the Bennington Monument is that (unlike Bunker Hill) there are elevators to the top for a good view of the surrounding ...
Other places to stay in Latham
681 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham | 2 star motelfrom $62